Mum of teen killed in Bedok basketball court tragedy: He's a good boy, so I think he'll be in heaven

Madam Rahimah Lee Abdullah's son Mohd Ridwan died after the backboard structure of a basketball hoop fell on him.
Madam Rahimah Lee Abdullah's son Mohd Ridwan died after the backboard structure of a basketball hoop fell on him.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

SINGAPORE - After returning home late from the basketball court, the lanky teenage boy could usually be heard singing covers of pop songs and playing the keyboard in his room, or screaming at his laptop during gaming sessions with his friends.

This would often go on past 11pm, when his mother Madam Rahimah Lee Abdullah would be leaving for her night shift as a petrol station attendant in Pasir Ris.

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